Firefighters battle blaze near Paignton

(Last Updated On: June 9, 2021)

Update: Fire confirmed as on the embankment by the railway line at Saltern Cove.

Firefighters are currently battling a fire near Paignton this afternoon, Tuesday 8 June.

The exact location is not known but it appears to be near Goodrington/Three beaches.

Locals near the scene state it appears to be a gorse fire but this has not been confirmed.

Smoke can be seen from around Torbay.

Updates as information becomes available.

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